My first larger project was
to modify a program by Craig F. Fastenow, K0CF, who wrote a Delphi program
to display a clock on the screen (UTC). I added the possibility to change
the timezone by selecting a certain prefix out of a list. After the selection
the clock displays the local time at the location of the selected prefix
The selected timezone and
the position of the clock, as well as the colors are saved in an ini-file.
Colors of background and text may be set to any color.
The program is freeware and
you may download it from here (172kByte). I
would appreciate if you sign my guestbook if you like the program! (Sign
I just finished writing a
new version of Ham Clock. This version has only one new feature. You may
also display the distance and heading from your location to the selected
prefix next to the time. The distance can be displayed in kilometers or
This program is also freeware
and can be downloaded here (598 kByte). You have
to run this setup file.
When starting the Ham Clock
program you have to enter your own WW locator to use the heading/distance
feature. You have to do this only once. There is a locator set in the ini
file (JN47OV which is my locator) but you have to change this, unlesss
you are living in my direct neighbourhood, hi.
-01.04.2000- I just added a menu item where you can correct the time for daylight saving.
-29.12.2009- Rebuild the installer to run also under Windows7.